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Gujarat girls will get sanitary pads at ₹ 1/-

Gujarat girls will get sanitary pads at ₹ 1/-

news April 28, 2016 27 Views
  • Under ΓÇÌTaruni Suvidha ProgrammeΓÇÕ Gujarat government decided to make available a packet of six sanitary napkins to all girls in the age group of 10-19 at the nominal rate of Γé╣ 1 /- . This will be implemented in a phased manner
  • Health Minister Nitin Patel said that this decision was taken observing the fact that poor and middle-class families girls were not using sanitary napkins which is creating health problems
  • Currently Gujarat government, with backing from the Central government, was providing a packet of six sanitary napkins at Γé╣ 6/- per packet to girls of four districts
  • Napkins will be distributed by Asha workers for the girls who are not studying.
  • Gujarat Government has in its budget approved 100% tax exemption to sanitary napkins.

source:- Indianexpress